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'Influence Machine' reveals how U.S. Chamber of Commerce oils the engine of politics

Katz has assembled a work of synthesis and insight. She carefully marshals the historical record and supplements it with interviews and documents ...the chamber has fought against consumer protections, environmental regulations, tobacco taxes, regulation
Los Angeles Times
added Jul 3, 2015 11:10
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The Influence Machine / THE U.S. CHAMBER OF COMMERCE AND THE CORPORATE CAPTURE OF AMERICAN LIFE

driven by an antigovernment ideology and its desire for financial and political power, the Chamber metastasized into a fighting force designed to protect the worst excesses of American industry. The Chamber, through its veiled corporate sponsors, can ta
Penguin Random House
added Jul 3, 2015 10:37
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Review: Sarah Hepola’s ‘Blackout,’ on the Darkness That Took Over Her Life

“I wore clothes that stank of hamper and Marlboro Lights, and it seemed to me that men got off on this new uncorseted persona,” she writes...“Death to the girl of the nervous fidgets, behold the woman with a beer in her hand and one endless cigarette.”
New York Times
added Jun 30, 2015 11:54
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McKEE: Reflecting on ‘European policymaking on the tobacco advertising ban: the importance of escape routes’

Cambridge University Press (uk)
added Jun 8, 2015 11:02
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[Australia] Inside Lawyers’ Ethics: Second Edition: CASE STUDY 1.1 THE CASE OF THE PHILANTHROPIST QC AND THE TOBACCO COMPANY (PDF)

His appointment to the board of the cancer foundation was, however, criticised because he had previously represented a prominent tobacco company in its constitutional challenge to the Australian government’s plain packaging legislation for cigarettes.
Cambridge University Press (uk)
added Jun 8, 2015 10:59
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[Australia] Hillary Clinton’s hedge on trade leaves Obama without political cover

In her book “Hard Choices,” published last year, Clinton raised concerns that echo Warren’s. She cited a case in which the Asia division of tobacco giant Philip Morris sued Australia over a “plain packaging” law, employing the dispute settlement provision
The Washington Post
added May 13, 2015 10:13
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[North Carolina] KELLY: Big Tobacco smokes Warren Wilson College

Warren Wilson has cultivated a tobacco-friendly culture, actively resisting the growing trend of tobacco-free college campuses. As a result, the school has one of the highest rates of tobacco use of any campus...“The Allure of the Smoking Hut” in The Ech
Mountain Xpress
added May 4, 2015 12:26
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[Asia-pacific] Some TPP provisions opposed by Hillary Clinton

The policy position is contained in her book Hard Choices, and was said to have been confirmed to the Post by a spokesperson for her presidential campaign. Obama and congressional Democrats are said to be locked in a bitter public feud over the TPPA, a
Tobacco Reporter
added May 1, 2015 12:03
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[Asia-pacific, Australia] Hillary Clinton Agrees With Elizabeth Warren On Trade Dispute With Obama

Clinton is opposed to a critical piece of the Obama administration's Trans-Pacific Partnership, which would give corporations the right to sue...Australian case that Clinton referenced in her book, however, is instructive....Philip Morris Asia is suing Au
Huffington Post (blog)
added Apr 30, 2015 13:37
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[Arkansas] Cigarettes and Soviets: Historian to Write Book on Russian Smoking Culture

National Institutes of Health has awarded University of Arkansas historian Tricia Starks a $121,250 grant to continue her research of the history of smoking in Russia.
University of Arkansas
added Apr 22, 2015 08:52
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